3422.0 Implementing Social Change that Promotes or Supports Breastfeeding

Monday, October 31, 2011: 4:30 PM
Policy efforts encompass diverse endeavors related to health care delivery, health professional training, research priorities, employment, insurance, rights, and protections among others. Personal choices related to infant feeding are made in the context of a larger environment. Thus, we are interested in scholarship focused on efforts that occur at these broader levels.

4:30 PM
Illinois breastfeeding blueprint: Moving from data to strategic action for change
Beth Pellettieri, MPH, Deborah L. Rosenberg, PhD, Rachel Abramson, RN, MS, IBCLC, Amanda Bennett, MPH, Brenda Matthews, MS, RD, LDN, CLC, CLE and Myrtis Sullivan, MD, MPH
4:48 PM
Building a breastfeeding movement: Addressing policy, systems and environmental change through collaboration
Beth Pellettieri, MPH, Geneva Porter, MPH, Catherine Willows, RN, IBCLC, Kathy Chan, BA, Linnea O'Neill, RN MPH, Dana Woods, MS and Rachel Abramson, RN, MS, IBCLC
5:06 PM
Association of Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Peer Counselor Interventions with Breastfeeding in Texas
Lisa Ann Campbell, DNP-PHN, RN GNP-BC, Patricia M. Speck, DNSc,FNP-BC,FAAN, Jim Wan, PhD, Marion Donohoe, DNP CPNP, Gita Mirchandani, PhD, MPH and Margaret T. Hartig, PhD, FNP-BC
5:24 PM
Examining social norms and barriers among adolescents to inform local policy change
Nikki Keene Woods, PhD, MPH, Jennifer Wipperman, MD, Amy Chesser, PhD, MA and Candi Nigh, MD

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Organized by: Breastfeeding Forum
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus, Community Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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